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SMACNA Boston and SMART Local 17 show what partnership can do

SMACNA contractors in Boston are reaping the benefits of finding common ground and working with their labor partners on a variety of industry issues.
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SMART Heroes Program: Proud to honor its first graduates in Washington state

The first graduating class of SMART's new Heroes Program received their diplomas before a distinguished audience of military representatives, politicians, and SMACNA and SMART leaders
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SMACNA’s HVAC Duct Construction Standards, 4th edition, ready for public review

The fourth edition of SMACNA’s flagship “HVAC Duct Construction Standards-Metal & Flexible” is now available for 45-day public review.
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Last-minute convention tip: Manage your time well in Maui with convention app

SMACNA’s 74th Annual Convention in tropical Maui is just days away. We don’t want you to miss out on any SMACNA convention fun so our best advice is: download the app before you arrive in Maui.
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SMACNA makes it easy to address OSHA rules on cuts and eye injuries

Cuts and eye accidents are the leading cause of injuries on the job, according to the SMACNA contractors who participated in SMACNA’s annual Safety Excellence Awards program.
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SMACNA welcomes new members

Alfaneyah Air Distribution System, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – International Affiliate Member; Jensen Mechanical Inc., Oakley, Calif. – Bay Area SMACNA; Dorst HVAC Inc., San Mateo, Calif. – Bay Area SMACNA
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Discover the science of profitable project selection

The surest way to increase profitability is to screen out losing projects.
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Contractors in the News: Creating a place to thrive

Once again, the Cleveland Plain Dealer has named SMACNA contractor Warren Roofing and Insulating Co., Cleveland, Ohio, to their list of Top Workplaces 2017.
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Advocate for the industry—talk to your legislators

Just a few months remain this year to get our industry message across to our members of Congress.
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Capitol Hill Update: SMACNA supports new airport infrastructure investments

As the number of passengers using air transportation increases, it is ironic that federal airport infrastructure investments are stagnant. SMACNA and its allies are working hard to change that situation and to boost airport infrastructure investments across the nation.
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Partners in Progress Conference: Do you have the verbal skills to build strong partnerships?

Is the way you communicate sabotaging your relationship with your labor partners? Are your actions interpreted as out of touch by your multigenerational workforce? Do you have the verbal skills to defuse a tense situation on the jobsite or in the office?
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SMACNA’s Project Manager’s Institute kindles bright managers ​

Congratulations to the graduates of SMACNA’s September 2017 Project Managers Institute in Seattle, Wash.
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Chapter executives learn how SMACNA serves members

New—and veteran—representatives from chapters around the country visited SMACNA National headquarters recently to learn about the variety of services the association provides its members during the two-day Chapter Executives' Orientation in September.
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SMACNA makes it easy to address OSHA rules on cuts and eye injuries

Cuts and eye accidents are the leading cause of injuries on the job, according to the SMACNA contractors who participated in SMACNA’s annual Safety Excellence Awards program.
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Meets with…Rep. Paul Tonko of New York

Dan and Tracy Monahan (left) and Geri and Jerry Jannicelli (right) recently met with Rep. Paul Tonko (D-20th-N.Y.) (center) at a fundraising retreat at the Saratoga race track during a three-day event in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
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President’s Column: Celebrating all we have achieved together

Contractors do so many things well. We estimate, figure solutions to our customers problems, and even balance cash flow on a daily basis.
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New Horizons Foundation: Discover how outside expertise can enhance performance ​

Another “set of eyes” can often be helpful, especially when making a critical decision in your business. It also can help take your business up to the next level.
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